Category: discussion post

Discussion Post:  Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover – Or What’s With All the Identical Covers?

Discussion Post: Don’t ..

Posted November 11, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 18 Comments

So, lately, I’ve noticed a lot of self-published books having the exact same cover.  The same people/couple, etc.  I understand that costs are expensive to have a brand new cover made, but when you use a picture that is kind of a unique couple, well, I don’t know.  Sometimes it bothers me because I already […]

Dicussion Post:  So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish – Or When Should I Give Up on Blog Tours?

Dicussion Post: So Long, and ..

Posted November 5, 2017 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 28 Comments

So, recently I’ve been feeling more and more overwhelmed by all the tours I keep signing up for. Not only that, there have been several that I have signed up to review, and then not enjoyed the book enough to keep reading/listening to it. The title of this post comes from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to […]

Discussion Post:  I’m Yes Then I’m No, I’m In Then I’m Out – Or the Beloved Books That I Just Couldn’t Seem to Love

Discussion Post: I’m Ye..

Posted August 26, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 12 Comments

As always I didn’t get around to my discussion post till the end of the month.  Partly because of how busy it has been with school getting started back up. And partly because I wasn’t quite sure what I wanted to discuss.  Even now, my title isn’t as good as I want it to be, […]

Discussion Post:  To DNF or Not To DNF, That Is The Question – Or How Do You Decide If You Should Give Up On A Book?

Discussion Post: To DNF or No..

Posted July 29, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 22 Comments

Once again my discussion post has been pushed off until the end of the month.  And it changed topics several times.  But, I’ve seen a lot of other posts about DNFing, so I thought I would join in since I have some big thoughts about it too, and of course there will be gifs.  Today […]

Discussion Post:  This Review Should Come With a Warning – Or is it Okay to Review New Adult, Adult, and Young Adult on the Same Blog?

Discussion Post: This Review ..

Posted May 13, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 22 Comments

Today I’m doing my 3rd discussion post as part of the 2016 Discussion Challenge hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction and It Starts at Midnight. My first one was all about if teens are really as dumb as we think, and will expect what happens in books to be real life.  My second one was […]

It’s in the Stars – Or Why I Don’t Give Ratings on My Blog

It’s in the Stars –..

Posted April 22, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 25 Comments

  Here we go, my 2nd discussion post as part of the 2016 Discussion Challenge hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction and It Starts at Midnight.   My first one was all about if teens are really as dumb as we think, and will expect what happens in books to be real life.  You can go […]

Fiction is Fiction – Or Why I Believe Teens Are Smarter Than We Give Them Credit For

Fiction is Fiction – Or ..

Posted March 20, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 8 Comments

  So, this is my very first discussion post on my blog, joining into the 2016 Discussion Challenge hosted by Feed Your Fiction Addiction and It Starts at Midnight.  I’m going to try to explain myself clearly, as well as make it fun with pictures and/or gifs.  Today I’m going to talk about what you […]

Discussion Challenge 2016 Sign Up Post

Discussion Challenge 2016 Sign..

Posted March 19, 2016 by Lisa Mandina in discussion post / 3 Comments

So, I’ve decided that I want to join into this Challenge, hosted by Nicole at  Feed Your Fiction Addiction and Shannon at It Starts at Midnight.   I don’t know that I’m going to do more than one post a month, but I still want to try it out.  I’ve already got an idea I want […]